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Cauliflower, Feta & Lemon Meatballs

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Keyword: Low carb cauliflower recipes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Chilling time: 1 hour
Servings: 2 People
Calories: 50kcal
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  • ½ head cauliflower medium
  • ½ cup (75g) Feta cheese
  • 1 Lemon Juice & Rind
  • ½ tablespoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon sumac optional
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • Rice the cauliflower by either grating the florets or putting them in a food processor and blitzing them.
  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan on a medium heat.
  • Gently sauté the cauliflower rice for about 5-7 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and place in a bowl.
  • Crumble the Feta cheese and add it to the cauliflower with the lemon rind and juice, salt, pepper, garlic powder, sumac and parsley and mix thoroughly.
  • Fashion the mixture into walnut shaped balls and place on parchment paper.
  • Place the balls in the fridge and sit for a minimum of one hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 180C/375F degrees.
  • Bake the cauliflower meatballs on a tray for 20 minutes until golden, turning them over halfway.


Makes 11-12 balls
Nutritional Info per ball – 50 Calories, 4g Fat, 2g Protein, 2.4g Total Carbs, 0.9g Fibre, 1.5g Net Carbs
The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
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Serving: 1ball | Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 0.9g